The Philippines is a beautiful country comprising about 7000 islands in the western Pacific Ocean.
Human trafficking in the country is a lucrative and dangerous trade – some pimps are armed and heavily guarded.
The need to rescue children from sex trafficking in the Philippines is urgent.
According to the International Labour Organization, there are at least one million children forced into commercial sexual exploitation. Seventy-three percent of those are found in the Asia and Pacific region.
Perpetrators use the tourism industry to prey upon vulnerable women and children, forcing them into a life of slavery and repeated abuse.
Our Work in the Philippines
Our rescue agents identify child sex trafficking victims and gather the evidence needed to build a legal case against their traffickers. We then, along with local and federal law enforcement, raid the sex establishment to free victims, arrest offenders and shut down the place.
Once rescued, we work alongside government social workers to ensure we meet the child’s immediate needs including temporary housing, care and essential items.
We have helped rescue children, and even adults, from various types of trafficking in the country such as labor and cybersex trafficking. Our team’s expertise is recognized, used, and valued by law enforcement.
We operate rescue, reintegration and some prevention programs in seven countries across the world. Learn more about our mission to help end child sexual exploitation and trafficking in our lifetime.Learn More
Stories from the Philippines
Rescue surge: 33 people rescued across four countries in four days
Amidst the difficulties of this year, Destiny Rescue was able to rescue 33 people across four countries in four days. This latest…Read Story
Toddler Rescued – Our First Cyber Case
In February, our teams, in coordination with multiple law-enforcement agencies, executed an operation that rescued a 2-and-a-half-year-old boy from a life of…Read Story
Sordid Shadows: How to Catch a Pimp
SBS Dateline recently joined Destiny Rescue’s Founder and President Tony Kirwan, along with our International Rescue Director, rescue team, and local law…Read Story
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